“It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.” This well –known quote was said by Joseph Joubert who was a French moralist and essayist. This declaration points out the importance of a debate.So Leo club of University of Moratuwa planed to organize a debating competition in literacy month of the year.
Leo club of university of Moratuwa had wanted to do a dignified event to commemorate out past leo president Mahesh Abeywickrama who is no longer with us. So we named this tournament “Mahesh Abeywickrama Memorial Championship”
For this tournament,we invited 8 schools which are situated near by the Moratuwa University.
Prince of Walse , Moratuwa and Sri Sumangala Balika Vidyalaya, Panaduwa were selected to the final among them. The team of Prince of Wales won the Mahesh Abeywickrama Memorial Championship.
|Judge board for the final|
Also Famous actor, English lecturer and past debating captain of the Royal College Ruwan Wickramasinghe participated for this eventa as a judge.